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After waiting two years to make a proposal to city officials, companies behind a big building project came before the City Council to face rebukes for last-minute surprises and a vague presentation.
Why is this combination minimart and purveyor of cheeseburgers, fries and frozen dairy treats aspiring to cure cancer?
Sourcing cocoa beans directly from farmers through fair trade programs buffers local chocolate makers and users from some issues faced by giant companies such as Hershey’s.
Don’t listen to the alarmists. Summer isn’t over. To prove it, you might want to get takeout of that most summery of foods, a lobster roll, and eat it outside in the sunny days that remain.
Chamber music concert; “Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Eraserhead”; Art Walk in the Park; Gustafer Yellowgold kids show; and gender-flux “Streetcar Named Desire” reading.
It’s time for dance in the Art City August schedule, after the new arts organization put the focus on music in the first weekend and film last weekend.
The citizen-run Art City organization said last month that it planned to turn each August weekend into free, themed, citywide arts events, and it’s happening.
“Rhinocéros” by Eugene Ionesco; “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”; “Red-Breasted Swallows in Blueberry Land”; Electro Queer Trans Resisdance; and Cambridge Jazz Festival.
The annual Taste of Cambridge, which brings together tastings of goods from more than 100 city food and drink sellers, is 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
More than 200 people gathered at University Park Common to watch the Germany beat Argentina in the once-every-four-years World Cup Final.